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MFS - Modern Fiction Studies

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
Literature and Literary Theory
PublisherJohns Hopkins University Press
Publication typeJournals
Scope Modern Fiction Studies publishes engaging articles on prominent works of modern and contemporary fiction. Emphasizing historical, theoretical, and interdisciplinary approaches, the journal encourages a dialogue between fiction and theory, publishing work that offers new theoretical insights, clarity of style, and completeness of argument. Modern Fiction Studies alternates general issues dealing with a wide range of texts with special issues focused on single topics or individual writers.


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The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Literature and Literary Theory2003Q3
Literature and Literary Theory2004Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2005Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2006Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2007Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2008Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2009Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2010Q2
Literature and Literary Theory2011Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2012Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2013Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2014Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2015Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2016Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2017Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.103
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.179
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.186
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.314
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.323
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.437
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.317
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.764
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.435
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.670
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.496
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.521
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.413
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.357
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.103
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.179
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.186
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.293
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.310
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.297
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.364
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.438
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.541
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.459
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.489
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.309
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.200
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.103
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.179
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.123
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.277
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.214
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.377
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.268
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.323
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.475
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.453
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.310
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.273
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.162
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.238
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.196
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20020
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20040
Self Cites20051
Self Cites20061
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20081
Self Cites20096
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20113
Self Cites20123
Self Cites20132
Self Cites20143
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20161
Self Cites20171
Total Cites20020
Total Cites20033
Total Cites200410
Total Cites200516
Total Cites200627
Total Cites200731
Total Cites200832
Total Cites200927
Total Cites201032
Total Cites201139
Total Cites201246
Total Cites201339
Total Cites201445
Total Cites201525
Total Cites201630
Total Cites201718
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20020
External Cites per document20030.103
External Cites per document20040.179
External Cites per document20050.174
External Cites per document20060.283
External Cites per document20070.310
External Cites per document20080.323
External Cites per document20090.231
External Cites per document20100.364
External Cites per document20110.404
External Cites per document20120.506
External Cites per document20130.435
External Cites per document20140.457
External Cites per document20150.250
External Cites per document20160.299
External Cites per document20170.189
Cites per document20020.000
Cites per document20030.103
Cites per document20040.179
Cites per document20050.186
Cites per document20060.293
Cites per document20070.310
Cites per document20080.333
Cites per document20090.297
Cites per document20100.364
Cites per document20110.438
Cites per document20120.541
Cites per document20130.459
Cites per document20140.489
Cites per document20150.250
Cites per document20160.309
Cites per document20170.200
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20031
Non-citable documents20041
Non-citable documents20053
Non-citable documents20064
Non-citable documents20078
Non-citable documents20088
Non-citable documents20097
Non-citable documents20103
Non-citable documents20112
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Citable documents20020
Citable documents200329
Citable documents200456
Citable documents200586
Citable documents200692
Citable documents2007100
Citable documents200896
Citable documents200991
Citable documents201088
Citable documents201189
Citable documents201285
Citable documents201385
Citable documents201492
Citable documents2015100
Citable documents201697
Citable documents201790
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20020
Uncited documents200327
Uncited documents200449
Uncited documents200573
Uncited documents200675
Uncited documents200786
Uncited documents200882
Uncited documents200974
Uncited documents201063
Uncited documents201167
Uncited documents201255
Uncited documents201358
Uncited documents201463
Uncited documents201577
Uncited documents201670
Uncited documents201774
Cited documents20020
Cited documents20033
Cited documents20048
Cited documents200516
Cited documents200621
Cited documents200722
Cited documents200822
Cited documents200924
Cited documents201028
Cited documents201124
Cited documents201232
Cited documents201329
Cited documents201430
Cited documents201523
Cited documents201627
Cited documents201716
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